The University of Technology and Applied Sciences-Salalah has signed a cooperation agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on December 5th, 2022 in continuous adherence to the standard of strengthening and enhancing the strategic partnership and cooperation between academic institutions and the industry.
The agreement was signed by the Dean of the University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Dr Mohammed Rashid Al Mamari while the Civil Aviation Authority was represented by Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Al Yafai, the Acting Director of CAA Dhofar Office. The memorandum of cooperation signed by UTAS-Salalah with CAA focuses on communal cooperation on the areas of research and innovation, student on-the-job trainings, mutual sharing of human and physical resources, and sharing of innovative ideas that would mutually benefit both organizations.
Dr Mohammed Al Mamari, the Dean, stressed on the importance of such partnership between the private sector and higher education institutions as it will benefit the students’ competitiveness and readiness in the industry. He added with an assurance that UTAS-Salalah shall continue maintaining its commitment in undertaking steps to provide the students with the necessary scientific and practical skills that are in line with the needs of the industry.